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Oct 28, 2012 10:00am EDT
of hurricane sandy. we have seen president obama cancel trips to virginia and ohio. how much has the hurricane hindered your efforts there? >> we have to see how it goes. of course, we're all hoping that the hurricane doesn't have huge consequences for people's safety. we have taken every precaution that we possibly can. the president took down a couple of stops to stay at the white house to monitor the situation. of course, he's given every resource to state and local partners to ensure people are safe. we have to see how this goes. we're all hoping for the best and for the people's safety. >> okay, stephanie cutter, thank you very much. >>> let's turn to newt gingrich. mr. speaker, thanks for coming in this morning. you just heard stephanie cutter there. she believes their campaign is ahead in ohio. your response? >> well, i think y put your finger on it with "the des moines register," here's a newspaper that hasn't endorsed a republican in 40 years, now they were for obama four years ago, they switched. the fact is, the paper in florida this morning did the same thing, pro-obama,
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
put americans back to work, doing america needs to be done. >> president obama this morning ohio with several camping event scheduled across the state. challenger mitt on keyis also focusing states, first in ohio.sin and then then >> this is an election of great consequence. i think you understand that. clerk thursday new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama. t will have an i impact is not clear. many people aboard cast their ballots thanks to early voting. this race could come down to every last vote. new numbers show this race is as ever among likely voters. new polls in three battleground states have the president on top. >> i know what change looks like because i fought for it. you have too. after all we've been through together, we cannot give up now. >> we will win on november 6. maryland code the governor decided executive order to help tampering by hurricane apply for absentee ballots. they may be e-mail to register voters who request them before 5:00 p.m. monday. those voters must attest they residentf the county because of sandy. s must be mailed electi
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
ohio, any major event could tip undecideds or soft voters into the obama camp or the romney camp. so, all eyes are on the jobs report in this nail-biter of an election. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. in west virginia, romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh from hurricane sandy, he talked unity. >> there's no democrats or republicans during a storm. just fellow americans. >> reporter: but minutes after he profiled bipartisan, he launched some attacks of his own. >> governor romney's been using all of his talents as a salesman, to dress up the very same policies that failed our country so bad
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
in the battleground state of ohio. mitt romney in ohio and wisconsin. president obama's closing argument focuses on bringing about change, but romney counters the argument. >> i know what change looks like because i fought for it. you have too. after all we have been through together, we cannot give up now. >> i believe america finally needs real change that was promised. we will give it to the american people. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama, saying hurricane sandy reshaped his thinking and the president will take action on climate change. president obama campaigns in bristow, virginia tomorrow. we invite you to tell us about any problems or any issues you might see at polling places across the d.c. area. we have all the details at wjla.com. >> still ahead, u.s. officials disputing a new report on the response time to the deadly attack on the american consulate in libya. >> tragedy among sandy's bruins in new york. a [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller. [ sally umlaut ] it's greek-style yogurtrt. this greek style yogurt has style. you can
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
the table of the battleground states and where they seem to be at this point. ohio. >> ohio remains beyond romney's grasped at this point in large part because obama is doing better there with white voters than he is across the country in large part in the northwest ohio and northeast ohio, which is the industrial belt, ere the auto bailout really made difference. its so much of a problem for romney there that rob portman on thursday night as he introduced romney in defiance, ohio for a huge cro is said "we have got to talk about this auto thing tonight." eyre still trying to explain that. >> ken romney eastwind without oh? -- can romney win witho ohio? >> yes, but it will be a tough one to reachch. but it is still very close race. >> virginia? >> v virginia will still probably end op in obama's camp. >> i look at the polls when we started the program and romney is up on average -- >> there is another poll that shows that obama is up in virginia. but he has been running strong in virginia, and even with the heavair onslaught by romney, it still shows the northern virginia area, which will be very important in the state, supports barack obama. >> new
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
were president? >> reporter: psident obama stayed in washington to visit red cross, attend briefings with governors and utility ceos. >> i think he's handled it well. >> reporter: compassionate or calculated, depending on who called into the radio show in youngstown, ohio. >> where was it when it happened in ben gaza and i and he flew t snas he learned his lesson. >> reporter: a vital corner of a vial state withh 28 visits from romney this year, 19 from obama. >> president obama wasn't able to come as planned because of the storm. >> reporter: do you think that hurts his cause in ohio? >> absolutely not. i think more people respect him for doing what what the president is supposed to do. >> reporter: the drizzle wasn't enough to keem elaine from going door to door on obama's behalf tonight. >> hi, how are you? >> reporter: hello. a few miles away brothers and roger did the same for romney. >> i don't think personally that after four years of watatching this president that it should change anybobody's mind in four days on four years of failure. >> ver difficult. >> reporter: here's on
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> president obama is back in ohio would several campaign events scheduled across the state. mitt romney is also focusing on key battleground states, first in wisconsin, then he will be in ohio this is an election of great consequence and i think you understand that. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama but whether it will have an impact is not clear. many people have cast their ballots thanks to early voting. this race could come down to every last of those. this rate -- this race is as tight as ever but new polls in three key battleground states have the president on top. >> i know what change looks like because i fought for it. you have, too. after all we have been through together, we sure as heck can i give up now. >> the president is campaigning in bristol va. tomorrow. mitt romney will spend time in virginia as well. we invite you to tell us about any problems or issues that might pop up in polling places across the area. you can submit details online at wjla.com. >> 41 degrees on this friday and still ahead, we are catching up with adam caskey
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
the event. >> and bruce springsteen introducing president obama on monday as he kicks off the last day of his campaign in madison wisconsin. the men traveled together to columbus, ohio. they will meet up with jay-z for another event. president obama will return to his home city of chicago, where he will be on election day. >> can we get jay-z and bruce springsteen to do something together? >> that would be nice. tell us about the issues around the d.c. area. we will have all the details on our web site. time now -- 43 degrees out there. >> we are approaching another weekend. that means track work on the metro. >> we made it through the week. happy friday, everybody. the weekend it not looking too bad. we will finally see a little bit of sunshine. today, dealing with a mixed bag of weather. drier air is moving in. at the same time, a little disturbance in the upper atmosphere. that will bring in a little bit of what weather in parts of pennsylvania and west virginia. we will see periods of clouds and periods of son with a chance of rain. here is the temperatures across the region. i
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
obama's mid western fire wall. he needs to win iowa, wisconsin and ohio. if romney wins both florida and virginia. the obama campaign said they're ahead in iowa right now, this could make some difference in the end and it reinforces the argument that romney is making. he's best positioned to make the bipartisan compromises america needs. >> just over a week to go and it just got even more interesting. george stephanopoulos, thank you. george has a huge show this morning, his guests include stephanie cutter from the obama campaign and the former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> now, a check of other top mornings. >> there's other news. >>> good morning, everyone. another potential attack on a u.s. embassy may have been thwarted. police in indonesia said they have arrested on attacks, including the american embassy in jakarta. >>> new details on the tragic story of the new york city nanny who allegedly killed two young children. friends and relatives said that nanny had been unraveling in recent months. ortega is still in the hospital with self-inflicted knife wounds. >>> the young man
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
this last stop here in lima, ohio. obama campaign officials are talking up their early voting program, years in the making. with republicans more reliable election day voters, the argument goes, democrats have built up a bank of early votes, ones that make wink those battleground states a tougher challenge for romney. obama campaign officials argue polls of early voters in battleground states suggest their bank of obama votes means that romney will have to win on election day well more than half the votes in key states to win. but the president is not relying solely on early voting or even on this new rekindled bipartisan pitch. in this state alone, diane, president obama and his allies have run 16,000 more ads than romney and his allies. and if that's not enough for you, on monday, president obama will be back here in ohio with bruce springsteen. diane? >> okay, thank you jake. >>> and also tonight, the latest in our brand new daily abc news/"washington post" polls. tonight, the poll gives mitt romney a one-point edge. so, we asked abc's david muir to tell us his strategy for
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
interest of fairness, out that the obama campaign did something spot in ohio- -- a statement about mitt romney, "he i is not one of us." that is codeword for the worst form of bigotry. see you next week. >>>> "inside washington" is brought you in part by the american federation of government e employeesprproud to make america work. for more information about afge and membership, visit afge.org. this year, america's privately-owned freight ilrailroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. that's like building 4 nat's stadiums, 5 wilson bridges, and 8 dc convention centers...all in onene year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. look, the reason i'm in this race there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the fure generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i app
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
traveling with the president in mentor, ohio. jake, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. i don't want to cause any alarm. but i'm pretty sure ohio is going to be important this election cycle. you heard it here first. president obama did three events here yesterday. he went back home. in the immortal words of the pretenders, he came back to ohio. he'll do another event in ohio. in this mad 72-hour dash through the united states and to the finish line. small towns in buckeye battleground, ohio. and all of them went after mitt romney for a tv ad here that falsely suggests local jeep jobs are headed to china, which the company denies. >> we don't want a bunch of ads saying stuff that's not true. you don't scare hard-working americans just to scare up some votes. >> reporter: the president's path from now until election day explain house he sees his path to election. new hampshire to florida to ohio to colorado. wisconsin to iowa to ohio. that's three ohio. >> hello, ohio. >> reporter: if he wins here, iowa and wisconsin, it's game over. but the polls are increasingly t
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
other networks had ohio, had obama ahead. a plus-nine percentage points democratic advantage. that would be a bigger margin for president obama in 2012 than he enjoyed in 2008. i just don't buy it. i don't see it. i actually believe when i look at the data at where the president is, when you're the incumbent president of the united states and you're at 48% on your ballot two days before the election, you're in deep trouble. that's where they are today. and i don't -- i believe, when i look at the intensity numbers and being on the road for three days with governor romney and the crowds, and when i look at the undecideds, i believe that romney can win decisively. >>> in these final days, so much of the northeast impacted by hurricane sandy. you heard mayor giuliani in the previous segment, the president has also received some praise. most voters according to our polls handled the hurricane as well as he could. does governor romney have any quarrel with the way the president has handled the hurricane? >> from what we heard from the governors, they're working well with fema. there's a
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
exact time he was be stumping in florida. >> i was supposed to be the man for president obama. >> the president said his day job was the top focus. >> our number one priority is to are saving lives. >> mitt romney in ohio pleaded for donations of a different kind. >> if you think about making a to the red cross. >> a complete halt, both teams is spending campaign events. mitt romney bus used to deliver food and walter. they're encouraging people to take in those yard signs so they e dangerousm projectiles. of it all is pivotal, .ust eight days left many wonder what election will if there are widespread power outages. >> their plan for extended hours for absentee voting. >> it would mean -- voters might as a blessing, the loss of campaign commercials and phone calls. >> the u.s. labor department is hopeful it can release the october jobs report friday. unemployment is at 7.8%. that is always important. the board of elections is the offices to be whommodating to anyone early because about getting to next tuesday. maryland counseled early voting today. -- cancelled early voting today. ar
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 2:30am EDT
forcing a change of plans in the president sham campaign. president obama returned to the house. he has canceled an appearance in youngstown, ohio. president clinton and vice president biden will speak there. the president will not. mitt romney had to scrap campaign plans yesterday in the state of virginia. you can imagine this is just a distraction. neither one of the fellows wanted coming right in the last full week of campaigning. the timing couldn't have been worse. >> mitt romney take it as an opportunity to express that fema and this should be a state issue not necessarily a federal run issue that the state should have. supremacy over that. >> right. >> definitely like you said, a distraction that they, that they -- what are we talking politics? and binders? >> the president's day job. he has to go do that for a few days. >> of course going to be following the latest on hurricane sandy throughout the morning. make sure you stay with abc news, both onisha^ and online for complete coverage of the storm. >>> most of of will remember this day for the hurricane and whatever it may
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
take you inside the end game, the obama campaign, their secret to get out the vote here in ohio. the romney campaign, how they're lasering in on the few undecideds left. we're with them for the final pitch. >>> plus, george stephanopoulos with the bottom line on the path to victory for both sides. uni vision's jorge ramos and the hispanic vote. plus, the new poll, who is ahead? >>> the worst nightmare for millions of americans who were in hurricane sandy's path. tonight, another storm. and bitterly cold temperatures. mrmg ginger zee with the storm track, as we ask, what about electricity? and now word of free gas. >>> a day of heartbreak at an american zhoo. a little boy falls into an animal pit. >>> and, who will win? the one question we haven't been asking. but does it hold the biggest clue yet to election night? who do you think is going to win? >>> and good evening tonight from cleveland, ohio. and we're here tonight because both campaigns are counting on ohio and its 18 electoral votes on election night. the president needs ohio to hold onto his midwestern fire wall. romney need
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
across the battlegrounds, and you are seeing a president obama edge, including in ohio where as we talked about, 50% plus in polling, over and over again we see an edge for president obama in mitt romney's must-win state of ohio, so we're going to see the candidates spend a lot of time up there. ohio will get a ton of attention from both candidates. president obama knowing that's a place where he can stop mitt romney cold, so you look at this map right now, and you can continue to have to say, president obama has the edge. >> we're hearing that mitt romney is going to pennsylvania. most people would say, why spend time there? i mean, that clearly is joe biden's backyard. >> maybe this is a head fake, a bit of a hail mary from the romney campaign. the intriguing thing is the obama campaign is responding with advertising in those states. they're not sending the president there directly, although bill clinton is spending time in minnesota and joe biden, son of scranton, will be in pennsylvania before this is out. >> very interesting final few days here. rick, you've been a great asset
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
frequent flier program, ohio, wisconsin, iowa, virginia, president obama is jetting from battleground to battleground. his pitch to undecided voters -- i'm the same idealistic nonpartisan guy that you voted for last year. >> the fights were fighting they're not partisan. i want to work together. i believe we're all americans first, not democrats or republicans first. >> reporter: he believes that romney represents failed policies of the past and not trust-worthy, not what he seems. and he makes a push for voters, while acknowledging disappointment to go with the devil they know. >> you know me. you may not agree with every decision i have made. some times you may be frustrated with the change. but you know where i stand. >> reporter: stars, the hollywood kind, are aligning for the president. doing what they can to help generate excitement. >> i'll do anything to get you to vote. i'll punch myself in the face. i don't care. >> reporter: katy perry in milwaukee helped bring a crowd of 20,000. john mellencamp in dubuque 5,000. and last night in virginia, 1 dave matthews joined with former p
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
i would today. joe biden went to wisconsin. but the top two were both in ohio. the latest polls show president obama with a slight lead there, but neither side is ready to call it over. it is the chance at being heard across mitt romney land. >> four more days. >> it is time. >> both sides are counting the days between now and tuesday. barack obama was greeted with chants of "four more years." he reminded the crowd. >> in four days, you have a choice to make. it is not between two party is orwo candidates. it is a choice between two different visions for america. >> the obama campaign says unemployment went up because more people are re-entering the job market, newly optimistic about jobs being created. >> the american auto industry is back on top. home values are on the rise. >> but mitt romney was quick to insist not enough new jobs are being created to energize the still is the candidate who knows how. >> i will have a lot of people offering advice, and i know a lot about it myself to begin with. >> virginia remains one of the most coveted prizes to win on tuesday. barack oba
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
shows a dead heat nationally. both sides claim to be winning in the battleground. president obama is a head its three poles in the most critical ones. president obama is working to shore up his midwest firewall. ohio, wisconsin, iowa will see a attention from him over the next five days. in virginia today. yesterday he spent all day in florida. both states he absolutely must order to get to the white house. neither side can say for sure the impact sandy has had on the race. past today's, was on the trail talking bipartisanship while obama had the op showing it republicanrsey christie, one of romney's biggest allies. obama got high marks for his handling of the storm in poll.test >> a great guy, very had governor whitman. -- with him. >> the next five days will be campaigning, and intense sprint to the finish line. stay with us abc 7 for the comprehensive coverage of the race for the white house. at 12:30 will talk with our "politico" about to watch for. a developing story in stafford county. manhunt underway for a man making pipe bombs and using them in a tax. lauren spierer accus
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> it is time to take a new path of bold, aggressive change. become to politics for president obama. he'll make stops in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. karen travers, abc news, washington. >> by all measures this is still a tied race, that is still going to come down to a few key swing states, ohio. according to a "the new york times" poll we got yesterday, halloween. obama up by five points, 50-45 over romney in ohio. if, you know, like i said you don't know the impact of the storm. you've don't know, every poll says something different. so you don't know how it will play out. all eyes really, ohio and -- and florida. but then democrats could be losing ground, in what they thought were solid blue states including michigan and minnesota now. >> you would think though the folks in florida, with all of the hurricanes that they get, they want someone they can respond, vigorously and robustly to, to this type of tragedy. and with chris christie, vouching for president obama, i would think that that would have some sort of effect on, perhaps florida voters. >> you know what else, i hope
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
and former president clinton in iowa have been making the president's case. >> obama's economic plan is better. his budget plan is better. >> reporter: diane, starting tomorrow morning, president obama will be chaining full-time, full steam ahead, going to wisconsin, colorado, nevada, three cities in ohio, and diane, that's just thursday and friday. >> all right, thank you, jake. >>> and what about governor romney? what does he plan to do as the race enters the final stretch? abc's jonathan karl tells us about that. >> reporter: mitt romney was back on the campaign trail again today in florida -- but with a twist. gone was any criticism of the president, replaced with talk of unity. >> look, we can't go on the road we are on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we have got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: recent polls in florida show the race here in a dead heat. romney's most prominent florida supporter told us it is hard to imagine him getting elected if he doesn't win here. >> i think it's very important to win an
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am EST
obama's been ahead in almost all of the polls in ohio by two or three points that holds upore n if than you think. historically means you have 80% chance of winning the election. we are looking at history to guide our estimate of the odds for tuesday. >> much of yourook focuses on the ability to plan accurately. what's your take on the issues this week? the aftermath of sandy, the devastion, jobs report before election day, on the statate of the race? >> i should say this hurricane, by the way, was predicted very well. where about four or five days in advance they forecast it would barrel in to southern new jersey, as it did and have a severe storm surge. it's a real triumph for science in some ways, as well as a human tragedy. i think the jobs report on friday was a decent number. nothing game changing, though. you don't have anything that i think would cause numbers to shift back toward romney at the last minute. uslly when we have news that is kind of real crisis-type environments like hurricane sandy, the incumbent president is able to look presidential and it tends to help him. thi
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm EST
take-home pay. it means depressed home values. the race is considered a dead heat. put mr. obama just romney. ahead of the goal is to hundred 70 electoral votes. both campaigns are focusing on the midwest, especially ohio. no republican has won the white without the buckeye state. shift inegist says a any demographic could make the in the white house in this type were race. >> we have this reminder to our that we are tracking any nowlems at the polls through election day. tell us if you see any problems from long lines to machine malfunctions. you can send us an e-mail. we are also your home for the in election night coverage. up with abc news coverage and we will have our reporters on the ground in boston and chicago and all well. al races as that all begins at 7:00 on tuesday evening. some good news tonight when it the aftermath of sandy. first, services coming back on a schedule and in new power is slowly coming on for millions of people. some marathon runners helped bring stuff to victims. and in new jersey, people are coming together to help each other. celebrated the feast
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
week away. there's new polls that show president obama holding on to a slight lead in the three major battleground states of florida, ohio and virginia. mitt romney returns to the campaign trail today. he continues to gain favor among women while closing the gender gap. the aftermath of hurricane sandy impacting next week's election. disrupting early voting. some towns may have to relocate polling centers or count votes by hand due to power outages. >>> meantime stocks, poised to move higher as wall street gets back to work this morning for the first time since hurricane sandy. good news about the jobs market. a new report shows unemployment rates fell in nearly all large cities last month. >>> and there may, in fact, be something of a silver lining for drivers in hurricane sandy's clouds. gas prices may now be coming down even more, with many roads closed. we're not driving as much here in the east. so, there is less demand. also, two of the refineries in the northeast were knocked offline in the storm. some good news there. not only because of power outages, but damage, as wel
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:16am EDT
sandy. >> mitt romney will campaign one day after holding a an event in ohio. president obama will be joined by republican governor chris christie to look at damage in new jersey. >> i do not give a about election day. it does not matter to me. at the moment i had bigger fish to fry. >> he has been a harsh critic of president obama but is praising him for his response to the strong thus far. >> the d.c. board of elections says voters can cast ballots at eight early voting centers across the city, open from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. today through saturday. the board said they have added extra machines at each location. the voters can go to any early voting location if the lines are too long. >> governor martin o'malley and lt. governor martin -- anthony brown are casting ballots. early hour voting -- early voting hours have been extended. the deadline for absentee ballots has been moved until 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> as we had to break -- a look at how hurricane sandy victims are making the best of the difficult situation. this is a building in hoboken new jersey, where only one electrica
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